The Oldest Profession Podcast is an irreverent history that reminds listeners that sex workers have always been part of the story.

thotscholar & The Scarlot Harlot: Perspectives on Language

thotscholar & The Scarlot Harlot: Perspectives on Language

thotscholar & The Scarlot Harlot: Perspectives on LanguageiTunes | Stitcher | Spotify What is gained or lost by the language we use to define ourselves and our community? Where does this language come from and who gets to use it? In this thought-provoking...

International Whores’ Day: In Conversation with Ceyenne Doroshow

International Whores’ Day: In Conversation with Ceyenne Doroshow

International Whores' Day Ceyenne Doroshow & Kaytlin Bailey in ConversationiTunes | Stitcher | Spotify On June 2nd, 1975 over 100 sex workers occupied the Church of Saint-Nizier in Lyon, France. They hung a banner which read "Our children do not want their mothers...

A Special Tribute to Margo St. James

A Special Tribute to Margo St. James

A Special Tribute to Margo St. JamesiTunes | Stitcher | Spotify Margo St. James, who founded the prostitutes’ rights organization COYOTE (Call Off Your Old Tired Ethics) and later the St. James Infirmary, passed away this year on January 11, 2021. As a tribute to...

KAYTLIN BAILEY HOST

Kaytlin Bailey is a contrarian by nature and a provocateur by trade. Bailey is an internationally touring stand up comic, sex worker rights advocate and writer. She founded Old Pro Productions, Inc. in 2020 to tell better sex worker stories. Keep reading…

DR. CHARLENE J. FLETCHER HISTORIAN

MARIE CECILE ANDERSON PRODUCER & AUDIO ENGINEER

IRENE MERROW COMMUNITY MANAGER & PUBLICIST

Leah Moon Designer + Developer

NICOLA O’CALLAGHAN

COMMUNICATIONS

About The Oldest Profession Podcast

Each episode of The Oldest Profession focuses on an “old pro” from history, contextualizing that figure in their own time and connecting their story to the ongoing struggle for sex worker rights. The Oldest Profession Podcast is a public history project elevating sex worker stories.

Your host, Kaytlin Bailey, is a nationally touring stand up comic, notorious old pro, and sex worker rights advocate. She’s partnered with historian, Charlene Fletcher PhD, and producer & audio engineer, Marie Cecile Anderson, to create an accessible and entertaining resource for anyone who wants to learn more about sex workers and our place in history.